Magazine

Grounds Management is the flagship publication of the GMA and is the primary source of information about groundscare. It is delivered to 3,500 members four times a year, and has an extended readership of 10,000.

 

A large proportion of members are decision- makers and all work or have worked in grounds maintenance and development. Each issue includes the latest industry and GMA news from the quarter, education and training development, interviews with key figures in the industry, technical advice, product launches and case studies.

The readers

79% – rely on Grounds Management for new product information

60% – have visited an advertisers website for more information after seeing their print advert

35% – have enrolled on a course after seeing it promoted in the magazine

33% – have bought a product after seeing it advertised

Top performing industry publications
SALTEX visitors were asked:
'Which of the following magazines do you read?'

Grounds Management - 44.84%
Turf Matters - 41.48%
Pitchcare - 32.29%
Horticulture Week - 29.60%

2022 Features list

Spring 2022

  • GMA update – Workforce development/ #GroundsWeek 
  • Special report – Increasing salary and grounds staff influence 
  • Special Report – Mental Health Resources
  • NGB Update – RFU Pitch Advisory Service Volunteer Engagement
  • Technical 1: Robotics in turfcare
  • Technical 2: Water management 
  • Product showcase:
    • UTAs and ATVs
    • Weed and pest control
    • Irrigation and water management
    • Wetting agents

Summer 2022

  • GMA Update – Pitch Grading Framework Update
  • Special Report – Grounds prep for the Commonwealth Games 
  • Special Report – Multi-event/multi-sport pitch management 
  • NGB Update – ECB Pitch Advisory Service Volunteer Engagement
  • Tech Insight – Pitch testing 
  • Tech Insight – Sustainable groundscare
  • Product Showcase:
    • Aeration
    • Line marking
    • Sweepers
    • Blowers
    • Collectors and vacs
    • Pitch renovation

Autumn 2022

  • GMA Update – Apoprenticeship Update
  • Special Report – Staff recruitment and retention 
  • Special Report – RFU World Cup pitch prep in SA
  • NGB Update – RFL Pitch Advisory Service Volunteer Engagement
  • Tech Insight – Turf grass research 
  • Tech Insight – Weed, pest and disease management 
  • Product Showcase:
    • Natural and artificial surface maintenance
    • Synthetic surfaces
    • Estate management
    • Data-driven technology
    • Water management

 

Winter 2022

  • GMA Update – SALTEX/GMA Awards
  • Special Report – Qatar FIFA World Cup
  • Special Report – Promoting UK expertise abroad
  • NGB Update – Football Foundation Pitch Advisory Service Volunteer Engagement
  • Tech Insight – Groundscare innovation update
  • Tech Insight – Sustainable grounds management
  • Product Showcase:
    • Pedestrian mowers
    • Ride-on mowers
    • Fertilisers
    • Top dressers and spreaders
    • Brushcutters
    • Grass seed and turf
    • Over seeing
    • Pitch renovation

Alongside an advert or sponsored content in Grounds Management, we offer the opportunity to include your brand in the PRODUCT SHOWCASE . Align your products at key times of the year and feature in the section of the magazine that members rely on for the latest product news. 

Please submit 50 words and an image for consideration. 

Tom Fountain

Sales Director

+44 (0)20 3771 7250

Tony Hopkins

Senior Partnerships Manager

+44 (0)20 3771 7251

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